Teams for the World Cup of Golf

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A list of confirmed players for the 28 teams based on the Official World Golf Ranking competing at the World Cup of Golf beginning Thursday at Metropolitan. It is a 72-hole stroke tournament with fourball (best-ball) on Thursday and Saturday and foursomes (alternate shot) on Friday and Sunday:

Australia: Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith

Belgium: Thomas Pieters, Thomas Detry

Canada: Adam Hadwin, Nick Taylor

China: Li Haotong, Wu Ashun

Denmark: Thorbjorn Olesen, Soren Kjeldsen

England: Tyrrell Hatton, Ian Poulter

Finland:Mikko Korhonen, Mikko Ilonen

France: Alexander Levy, Michaal Lorenzo-Vera

Germany, Martin Kaymer, Maximilian Kieffer

Greece: Peter Karmis,Alexander Tranacher

India: Anirban Lahiri, Gaganjeet Bhullar

Ireland: Shane Lowry, Paul Dunne

Italy: Andrea Pavan, Renato Paratore.

Japan: Satoshi Kodaira, Hideto Tanihara

Malaysia: Gavin Green, Ben Leong

Mexico: Abraham Ancer, Roberto Diaz

Netherlands: Joost Luiten, Daan Huizing

New Zealand: Ryan Fox, Mark Brown

Scotland: Russell Knox, Martin Laird

South Africa: Dylan Frittelli, Erik van Rooyen

South Korea: Byeong Hun An, Si Woo Kim

Spain: Adrian Otaegui, Jorge Campillo

Sweden: Alexander Bjork, Joakim Lagergren

Thailand: Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Prom Meesawat

United States: Kyle Stanley, Matt Kuchar

Venezuela: Jhonattan Vegas, Joseph Naffah

Wales: Stuart Manley, Bradley Dredge

Zimbabwe: Scott Vincent, Benjamin Follett-Smith